ARS Sponsors Tebow Golf Classic 2018
Top left L to R: Chris Fairey, Corporate Counsel, and Spouse. Chris Mellon, CMO of ARS, and Spouse. Chris Snow, Sr. VP & Chief Talent Officer of ARS, and Spouse. Bottom left L to R: Luis Orbegoso, President and COO of ARS, and Spouse. Middle: Tim Tebow and others cheer on Orbegoso. Top Right L to R: Robby Tebow, Brian Craun, Tim Tebow, Luis Orbegoso, and Dave Slott, CEO of ARS. Bottom Right L to R: Chris Mellon, Chris Fairey, Chip Gaines, Fixer Upper, Jim McMahon, CFO of ARS, and Chris Snow.
The Tim Tebow Foundation hosted its 8th Annual Celebrity Gala & Golf Classic this past weekend, March 2 & 3, 2018, at TPC Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra Beach, FL. ARS executives were on hand as our organization has been the Diamond Sponsor for the festivities for 8 years. The events were packed with celebrities that stretched various realms, from sports legends including Adrian Peterson, Bobby Bowden, Urban Meyer, Doug Flutie, Dan Mullen, Marcus Allen, Gary Sheffield and Johnny Damon, to reality TV stars such as Chip Gaines & Joanna Gaines from HGTV's Fixer Upper and members of the Duck Dynasty family.
The event kicked off Friday night at the TPC Sawgrass Clubhouse with an exclusive star-studded gala. Celebrities and event sponsors posed along the red carpet in front of flashing cameras as they entered for an unforgettable night.
Tim Tebow gave an emotional and powerful address in honor of his father, Bob Tebow, followed by a live auction that raised more than $1.3 million. The night ultimately concluded with an intimate performance from Eric Church.
Saturday, the stage was set at the TPC Sawgrass Stadium course for a day full of laughs, competition and, of course, golf. More than 3,000 spectators came out to take part in the fun and interact with their favorite celebrity. This set the tone for the day, as the competition began, but the theme of bringing Faith, Hope & Love was evident.
"One of the most humbling parts of the weekend is how much each person rallies around the idea of bringing Faith, Hope & Love. Yeah, it is a golf tournament, but what we get to do through this golf tournament and the love we get to share, not only during the event, but throughout the entire year is special. I'm so thankful for every celebrity, sponsor & fan that chose to give their time, resources and money to help us continue fighting for those who can't fight for themselves," shared Tim Tebow.
“ARS/Rescue Rooter and Florida Home Air Conditioning looks forward to our annual Diamond Sponsorship of these events,” says Dave Slott, CEO of ARS. “It’s a privilege to support the critical mission of the Tim Tebow Foundation, and we cherish our relationship with both Tim and his philanthropy.”
The Tim Tebow Foundation Celebrity weekend was a great success, raising more than $2 million for its outreach initiatives. It also offered a unique opportunity to see the outreach initiatives firsthand, as members of the Tim Tebow Foundation family, such as W15H kids and Night to Shine guests, participated in the events throughout the weekend.